IDF introduced branch automation activities in 2007 with the assistance of Grameen Foundation USA to replace manual MIS and FIS by computerized methods. IDF started its automation program in 2007 with station based software. At the end of 2016, IDF started to move from station based software to web-based software. IDF select Datasoft Limited as its implementation partner for web based solutions. Currently all the branches of IDF are covered under automation.
IDF employed separate IT staff for the smooth implementation of its automation program in all branches. All the IT staff including Branch Managers, Area Managers and Zonal Managers was given training on web-based system. Migration of all branches from station based to web- based system is completed in December 2016. Currently accounting is done from data collection from computer after closing the day in the computer at all automated Branches.